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Address: Klarissenplatz, D-90402 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0911 240 20 69
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Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Beautiful structure

I enjoyed the structure itself, high ceilings, lots of glass, concrete, interesting angles and stairways. However, the beautiful building overshadowed the collection, which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
greenjulie
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new jersey
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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I enjoyed the structure itself, high ceilings, lots of glass, concrete, interesting angles and stairways. However, the beautiful building overshadowed the collection, which seemed very sparse. The special exhibition about faces and masks was interesting, but for me most of the pieces could not compete with the space.

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Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

In addition to the very contemporary displays of modern art (you really have to like contemporary conceptual art!), the building is simply amazing. It is also juxtaposed next to some 16th century buildings, and viewing the contrast is striking.

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Möhrendorf, Bayern, Germany
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This museum is a must have seen. there are always great exhibitions. Go there and see. A great place for photographers. the mirroring outside wall gives great pictures at the blue hour time.

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Whistler, Canada
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126 attraction reviews
323 helpful votes 323 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Though its full name includes the words Kunst (Art) and Design, there is not much of either. Like the Bilbao Guggenheim, this is all building, and hardly any art. It looks massive from the outside, but inside there are only a very few items on permanent display - a few examples of technology like TVs and typewriters, a few pieces... More 

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Melbourne
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I was given a free ticket into this from the hotel I was staying at in Nuremberg. I was glad I took the time to visit the Museum. It certainly challenges your views on art, but only in a good away. The building itself is an interesting structure, especially as it is within the old walls of the city. Full... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This modern gallery is set amongst the old walls of Nuremberg and was a stand out in my visit. The buildings architecture is a visit in itself. Full of great contemporary art. Also free entry for art/design students alike.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Nice to have such museum but weak collection for a city as Nürnberg. I like more the bookshop then the gallery. Huge building for a little art. But need to see anyway for Gerhard Richter.

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New York City, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This museum will not only fascinate you with its art but also with its architecture. There was quite some controversy when this ultra-modern building was incorporated into what is essentially Nuremberg's "old town", but the architecture and interior design have a way of drawing one in. When we visited, there was a special exhibition by ceramic artist Patricia Urquiola that... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Eclectic and welcoming, this museum did impress. The building architecture is stunning. The works on display during our visit was unique and at times quite inspiring. The Sunday entrance of only 1 euro was very nice. The museum is small, so you can make it through in a couple of hours and its gift shop and book store is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Amazing modern art museum with stunning pieces, simply a must see. We were the only people there except the staff which seemed somewhat strange, but what can I say? it was fantastic, reminded me a little of the one in Barcelona.

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